ABOUT DAVID TENNANT
Stage Name: David Tennant
Birth Name: David John McDonald
Date Of Birth: 18th April 1971
Home Town: Paisley, Scotland
Education: Ralston Primary, Paisley Grammar School, Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama.
Favourite Book: The Catcher in the Rye by JD Salinger.
Favourite Film: Any Alfred Hitchcock but particulary Marnie.
Favourite Actress: Audrey Hepburn.
Favourite Play: Look Back In Anger and The Glass Menagerie.
Favourite TV Show: The West Wing.
Favourite Work Of Art: Rodin's The Kiss.
Favourite Piece Of Music: Fishing For A Dream - Turin Breaks.
Favourite Bands: The Proclaimers and The Beatles.
Favourite Doctor Who Monster: The Zygons.
In this section we take a look at David Tennant's amazing theatrical history. David has had a highly acclaimed career on the stage and has performed with the Royal Shakespeare Company and the National Theatre.
His portrayal of Hamlet in 2008 was critically acclaimed and the theatre event of the year. He was described as "The greatest Hamlet of his generation" by The Guardian and when the show transferred from Startford-Upon-Avon to London it sold out in under 24 hours.
In 2018 David was awarded The Best Actor In A Play Award by WhatsOnStage for his role as DJ in the 2017 revival of Patrick Marber's play Don Juan In Soho.
It was the fourth time that David has received the award, having previously won for Hamlet, Much Ado About Nothing and Richard II.